The Woods Around Chernobyl Aren't Decaying

Like a landscape of the undead, the woods outside Chernobyl are having trouble decomposing. The catastrophic meltdown and ensuing radiation blast of April 1986 has had long-term effects on the very soil and ground cover of the forested region, essentially leaving the dead trees and leaf litter unable to decompose. The… » 3/17/14 12:12pm 3/17/14 12:12pm

Mathematic Proof That The Universe Had A Beginning

There are probably more theories floating around to explain the birth, life and death of the universe than for any other scientific concept. Some scientists champion the idea of the Big Bang that created everything around us, others postulate that that we live in a steady state universe with no beginning or end. Now,… » 4/24/12 1:40pm 4/24/12 1:40pm

Samsung A867 Eternity Touchscreen Phone Leaks Out, $99 On AT&T

We learned about the Eternity, or A867 as it's also known only last week, and now over at BGR they've got hold of more leaked info. It's a slender full-touchscreen 3G cellphone, with GPS, AT&T mobile TV support. But it's got just a 3-megapixel camera instead of the rumored 5-megapixel. It uses the Touchwiz UI, which… » 11/12/08 6:41am 11/12/08 6:41am